Capital Markets - Analysis of Opportunities and Challenges

Master's degree in Family Business Management and Entrepreneurship

ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 15,0 TP


Not applicable.

This course aims to provide the students with a broad general knowledge of various financial markets and their interconnections as well as the associated players and strategies.

Markets, Financial Institutions and Instruments, Portfolio Management; Variable Income Securities, Fixed Income Securities, Forwards and Futures, Options; Concepts and Terminology, Assessment of Options; Hedging Strategies and Speculation.

Evaluation Methodology
Written test and/or exam.
Continuous assessment: teamwork (2 or 3 students)assignment on the impact of the financial crisis on stock markets (35%) + theoretical test (65%).
Final assessment: written exam (100%)


Method of interaction
A combination of theory and practice focused on critical analysis and exercises targeted to develop autonomous decision-making.

Software used in class